In a semester that is now entirely online, several professors have chosen to implement new technology to ensure academic honesty. Many classes now require students to use certain programs which can detect if students open up a new window during online exams, or even video a student’s room to catch if notes are being used.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a host of new situations that the world is still learning how to adapt to. For instance, how should schools approach reopening their classrooms? What are options for people to vote safely in upcoming elections? Should sports teams plan on making a comeback?
With decline in number of students lost in Humanities labyrinth, Minotaur from third floor using newfound free time to find loveBy Jordan Simon | Sep. 10, 2020
In a typical semester, the Humanities Building Minotaur, Pete McChompsalot (A.K.A. Sir Chompsalot, AKA. Peter the Student Eater, AKA. 2Chompz), has a full schedule ripping arms and biting heads off of all the lost students of Humanities who cross his path on the third floor. However, since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic which forced the majority of classes to go online, McChompsalot has been severely starved for activity.
Controversy has mounted recently in response to a tweet by Starship robot F13G78A2, who simply goes by Helen. After tweeting — and then deleting — a post on Thursday which read “Starship Lives Matter,” many have spoken out saying that the tweet was offensive and inappropriate.
Another tragic account involving a failed social justice warrior... Curse instant gratification and inflated egos!
There's only one explanation for the swirly and blocky calligraphy infiltrating female millennials' Tinder messages... and it's that King Henry VIII is alive and well.
In the era of coronavirus nothing matters anymore, so why is it still so hard to win a stuffed animal from a claw machine?By Jordan Simon | Apr. 27, 2020
Eeny, meeny, miney, moe. Catch a stuffed tiger by the toe. If he hollers, or if he doesn't, let him go. Eeny, meeny, miney, moe.
Scientists have recently uncovered evidence showing that contracting COVID-19 is highly dependent on zodiac sign.
Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, Dean of Students Lori Berquam wasn’t the only one saying “don’t go” to Mifflin this year. Governor Evers got in on the action by passing the "Safer at Home" order which prohibits public gatherings until May 26th. Of course, that didn’t stop the most ‘murican of Americans from descending on Madtown for the occasion.
While most Americans were caught by surprise when the nation shut down to slow the spread of coronavirus, I was one of the few who saw it coming, and I acted.
Evers: Illinois residents to be placed on each street corner as encouragement for Wisconsinites to stay insideBy Jordan Simon | Apr. 21, 2020
The Office of the Governor has proposed a creative solution to slowing the spread of Covid-19: placing Illinois residents on each street corner to encourage social distancing.
Social media icon selflessly uses platform to raise nation's spirits, miraculously aiding worried souls with kind words through life-shattering pandemicBy Anupras Mohapatra | Apr. 16, 2020
Social media influencer Karen McSmith singlehandedly eases worlds' troubles with her selfless contributions of uplifting social media content.
UW-Madison attempts to compensate for student unemployment concerns with Starship emotional support positionsBy Bailey Hills | Apr. 16, 2020
Many students who have lost their opportunity to work due to the coronavirus pandemic are struggling; in a feeble attempt to address concerns, the university released a limited number of part-time summer positions titled “Starship Emotional Support.”
Discus thrower from UW-Madison wins gold at Olympic qualifying event, credits holding doors, breaking falls for successBy Anupras Mohapatra | Apr. 8, 2020
O'Johnson, standing in front of his webcam for an uncomfortable amount of time, made sure we captured the perfect shot of his chiseled arms.
Madisonians hope UW-Madison’s ‘party’ dorms will be the first converted into emergency overflow roomsBy Bailey Hills | Apr. 6, 2020
Coronavirus patients in Sellery could likely start a rousing game of beer pong using two half-empty cans of Natural Light laying underneath their beds.
Sad, ugly coronavirus sheds a tear after reading millions of hate comments.
Chad McBrad, his boys and their newest Sigma Chicken Pot Pie Pledge, Covid-19.